The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 41 36 24
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 31 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.26% 2.87% 4.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.49% 2.99% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 20
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £420 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £555 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £495 £488 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £61.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.45% +74.28%
Architect
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
690 469 463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 94.78% 96.11% 95.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 239 282
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 45 27
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £25.00 £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the Oxfordshire region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Oxfordshire region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -2 17 £510 -2.85% 1
Banbury -5 2 £500 +8.10% 3
Thame - 2 - -
Kidlington - 1 £450 -
Architect
South East

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 23 (23.00%) Finance
1 23 (23.00%) SQL
1 23 (23.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (20.00%) WAN
3 18 (18.00%) LAN
3 18 (18.00%) Active Directory
4 15 (15.00%) TOGAF
5 14 (14.00%) BizTalk Server
6 13 (13.00%) SharePoint
6 13 (13.00%) Degree
6 13 (13.00%) Security Cleared
7 12 (12.00%) Windows
7 12 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (12.00%) Publishing
8 11 (11.00%) Firewall
8 11 (11.00%) CRM
9 10 (10.00%) .NET
9 10 (10.00%) C#
10 9 (9.00%) Data Modelling
10 9 (9.00%) VPN
10 9 (9.00%) Migration
10 9 (9.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (9.00%) Portfolio Management
11 8 (8.00%) SC Cleared
11 8 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (8.00%) Cisco
11 8 (8.00%) Java
12 7 (7.00%) ETL
12 7 (7.00%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (7.00%) CISSP

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (14.00%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (13.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.00%) NetWeaver
5 2 (2.00%) IIS
5 2 (2.00%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.00%) Node.js
6 1 (1.00%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.00%) CMS
6 1 (1.00%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 3 (3.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.00%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.00%) Boomi
3 3 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.00%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (20.00%) WAN
2 18 (18.00%) LAN
3 11 (11.00%) Firewall
4 9 (9.00%) VPN
5 4 (4.00%) Internet
5 4 (4.00%) Wireless
6 3 (3.00%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.00%) SSL
7 2 (2.00%) SAN
8 1 (1.00%) MPLS
8 1 (1.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Power View
2 3 (3.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (3.00%) Big Data
3 2 (2.00%) HBase
3 2 (2.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.00%) DataStage
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Ant
1 2 (2.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.00%) Selenium
2 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (23.00%) Finance
2 12 (12.00%) Publishing
3 2 (2.00%) Games
3 2 (2.00%) Marketing
4 1 (1.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.00%) .NET
2 6 (6.00%) Middleware
3 4 (4.00%) CSS
3 4 (4.00%) HTML
4 3 (3.00%) REST
4 3 (3.00%) J2EE
5 2 (2.00%) Web Services
5 2 (2.00%) Visualforce
5 2 (2.00%) Spring
6 1 (1.00%) Java EE
6 1 (1.00%) JSON
6 1 (1.00%) WCF
6 1 (1.00%) WPF
6 1 (1.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.00%) XML
6 1 (1.00%) SAP Basis
6 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.00%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.00%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.00%) User Experience
5 2 (2.00%) EMC VNX
5 2 (2.00%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.00%) E-Learning
5 2 (2.00%) PKI
6 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.00%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (2.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.00%) TOGAF
2 12 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (11.00%) CRM
4 9 (9.00%) Data Modelling
4 9 (9.00%) Migration
4 9 (9.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (9.00%) Portfolio Management
5 7 (7.00%) Security Architecture
5 7 (7.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (7.00%) Information Security
5 7 (7.00%) ETL
6 6 (6.00%) Content Management
7 5 (5.00%) Data Analysis
7 5 (5.00%) Zachman Framework
7 5 (5.00%) Security Management
7 5 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (5.00%) Analytics
7 5 (5.00%) SDLC
8 4 (4.00%) Data Migration
8 4 (4.00%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.00%) SQL
2 10 (10.00%) C#
3 8 (8.00%) Java
4 4 (4.00%) Apex Code
5 3 (3.00%) Python
5 3 (3.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.00%) Ruby
7 1 (1.00%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.00%) PHP
7 1 (1.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (13.00%) Degree
1 13 (13.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.00%) CISSP
4 5 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (5.00%) ISSAP
4 5 (5.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.00%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (18.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.00%) Docker
4 1 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) Puppet
1 2 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (2.00%) Ansible
1 2 (2.00%) Mesos
2 1 (1.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (23.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.00%) Cisco
3 7 (7.00%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (5.00%) Dell
4 5 (5.00%) EMC
4 5 (5.00%) Oracle
5 4 (4.00%) SAP
5 4 (4.00%) Informatica
6 3 (3.00%) Siebel
6 3 (3.00%) HP
6 3 (3.00%) Ceridian
7 2 (2.00%) hybris
7 2 (2.00%) Juniper
7 2 (2.00%) NetApp
7 2 (2.00%) Lotus
7 2 (2.00%) Sage
7 2 (2.00%) Websense
8 1 (1.00%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.00%) VMware
8 1 (1.00%) Citrix